" . . . a celebration of variety
and of the unique individuality that brings together the children of the world."
" . . . a title to widen horizons
and bring pleasure to children
and teachers alike.
Bookseller, 19 June 1998
H is for Home,
the place we belong . . .
. . . The best thing about
home is to have one. It's where we feel safe and
loved . . .
P is for the Peace we need
to work, sleep and grow . . .
About the author
Oxfam allowed me to browse their wonderful archive of photographs from around the world to create a multicultural alphabet. It was a delight to work with them. I hope the book reflects what children all over the world have in common as well as the differences.
The idea behind
W is for World
By Kathryn Cave
Illustrated by Oxfam photographs
All royalties go to Oxfam
Peace gives people the chance to work in the fields and walk in the streets without danger. Children can sleep undisturbed and wake up to find the world a safe place. . .
A photographic counting book
Available as a Big Book
and as a paperback.
Have you tried these?
A wild counting adventure with
illustrations by Chris Riddell:
Other Frances Lincoln
picture books with Oxfam:
Anything in blue is a
link. Click and see . . .
" . . . a terrific evocation of
the breadth and wonder of
the people of the world."
School Librarian, July 2007
A round-the-world alphabet with
spectacular pictures by Oxfam and
two levels of text on children all over
I write for children of all ages. I live in Hampstead, London.